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Conscious Collaboration: Grassroots Opportunities for NYS Cultural Organizations

Thursday, June 23, 2016

On the New York History Blog, incoming MA student Nolan Cool discusses possibilities for increased and tangible collaboration, between cultural and heritage sites, organizations, and communities,...
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Course highlight: Alumnus Kenneth Feinberg's "Historical Responses to Unique Catastrophes"

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

In the spring 2016 semester, UMass History alumnus Kenneth Feinberg '67 taught an honors class titled "Historical Responses to Unique Catastrophes."...
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Professor Manisha Sinha interviewed by Slate's Rebecca Onion

Monday, June 20, 2016

Slate's history writer Rebecca Onion recently interviewed Professor Manisha Sinha about what gun control advocates can learn from abolitionists who helped end slavery. Professor Sinha explains what...
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David Lowy '83 nominated to MA Supreme Court

Friday, June 17, 2016

UMass History alumnus David Lowy '83 was one of three judges from the MA Superior Court nominated by Governor Charlie Baker to join the state's Supreme Judicial Court. A 1983 University of...
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Pulse and the Long History of Violence Against LGBTQ Latinos

Friday, June 17, 2016

In a recent TIME article, Professor Julio Capó, Jr., examines the Pulse massacre as part of a long history of violence against queer and transgender Latinos. Read more here.
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Professor Julio Capó Jr.'s take on the history of how ‪gay‬ bars were supposed to be ‪‎safe‬ spaces, but they often weren’t.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

We in the UMass Amherst History Department are appreciative all the time of the exceptional talent, insight and good cheer of our wonderful colleague Julio Capó, Jr., but we are especially grateful...
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